Safety Practices, Firm Culture, and Workplace Injuries

Title

Safety Practices, Firm Culture, and Workplace Injuries

Year

2005

DOI

10.17848/9781429454810

Abstract

The authors present analysis of the impact of various HRM practices on firms’ workers’ compensation costs; specifically, which practices lower firms’ workers’ compensation costs and whether the impact is the result of changes in technical efficiency or comes through induced changes in workers’ behavior.

Files

Download 1. Human Resource Management and Safety: Technical Efficiency and Economic Incentives (417 KB)

Contents

  1. Human Resource Management and Safety: Technical Efficiency and Economic Incentives
  2. Prior Studies of Human Resource Management and Safety
  3. Earlier Safety and HRM Practices: Employee Participation, Management Culture, and Corporate Downsizing
  4. Reduced Moral Hazard or Increased Efficiency? Evidence from Claim Types and Claim Denials
  5. How Much Safety Is Desirable?

ISBN

9780880992756 (pbk.) ; 9780880992778 (cloth) ; 9781429454810 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Workers compensation and disability; Disability; Occupational health and safety

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Citation

Butler, Richard J., and Yong-Seung Park. 2005. Safety Practices, Firm Culture, and Workplace Injuries. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9781429454810